court game

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Noun1.court game - an athletic game played on a courtcourt game - an athletic game played on a court  
athletic game - a game involving athletic activity
handball - a game played in a walled court or against a single wall by two or four players who strike a rubber ball with their hands
racquetball - a game played on a handball court with short-handled rackets
fives - a game resembling handball; played on a court with a front wall and two side walls
squash rackets, squash racquets, squash - a game played in an enclosed court by two or four players who strike the ball with long-handled rackets
volleyball, volleyball game - a game in which two teams hit an inflated ball over a high net using their hands
jai alai, pelota - a Basque or Spanish game played in a court with a ball and a wickerwork racket
badminton - a game played on a court with light long-handled rackets used to volley a shuttlecock over a net
basketball, basketball game, hoops - a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop
deck tennis - game played mainly on board ocean liners; players toss a ring back and forth over a net that is stretched across a small court
netball - a team game that resembles basketball; a soccer ball is to be thrown so that it passes through a ring on the top of a post
lawn tennis, tennis - a game played with rackets by two or four players who hit a ball back and forth over a net that divides the court
pallone - an Italian game similar to tennis
server - (court games) the player who serves to start a point
volley - make a volley
serve - put the ball into play; "It was Agassi's turn to serve"
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Fil-German Christian Standhardinger chipped 11 as he provided muscle underneath when Indonesia was trying to drag the Filipinos to a slow-burn, half court game.
All of Cuevas's five career titles have been on clay and, although his hard court game has improved, he has made little impact at Flushing Meadows, where he has won just four of his 11 matches.
It was the perfect opener for Federer to hone his clay court game and especially his timing against a 6ft 6in American who serves big but struggles with his consistency.
However, her grass court game showed no signs of rustiness as she brushed the Ukrainian aside 6-2 6-2 in their rain-affected match.
It is easy to see that the Housing Court game "without any rules" is -- in actuality, a game overrun by highly technical and trivial rules.
Players from across the city enjoyed a game of touch tennis, a modified version of the full court game, and cardio tennis.
Irving has a strong open court game, and isn't afraid to penetrate.
Henin, the world number one and defending champion who arrived at Eastbourne on the back of a third successive French Open triumph, admitted to more than a few flaws in her grass court game after passing her first test on the surface since last year's Wimbledon when she beat Polish teenager Agnieszka Radwanska.
Now, many NBA stars will be playing on Connor's wood floors professionally, and practicing on Sport Court game courts in their own backyards.
Held at the Edgbaston Priory club, it attracts a string of top women players eager to fine-tune their grass court game ahead of the start of Wimbledon later this month.
It's a question of desire and he is putting in the work on his clay court game.
He has a really good all-round court game, he's a great athlete and he has a similar demeanour to mine - he doesn't get too emotional.